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Business interruption ranks as the top risk for organizations worldwide

News   •   Jan 12, 2017 16:07 GMT

As companies embrace digitalization and increasingly interlink their equipment, processes and supply chain – the so-called ‘Internet of Things’ – the risk of financial losses rises exponentially, making cyber security and related issues fast emerging as the biggest risk for organizations, according to Allianz Global C​orporate & Specialty SE.

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Under employed, under inclusive and under threat

News   •   Jan 11, 2017 15:09 GMT

Economic inequality, societal polarization and intensifying environmental dangers are the top three trends that will shape global developments over the next 10 years, the ​World Economic Forum’s ​Global Risks Report 2017 found. Collaborative action by world leaders will be urgently needed to avert further hardship and volatility in the coming decade.

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Organizations better prepared to predict and resist cyber attacks

News   •   Jan 10, 2017 15:51 GMT

Global organizations are more confident than ever that they can predict and resist a sophisticated cyber attack, but are falling short of investments and plans to recover from a breach in today's expanding threat landscape, according to ​EY.

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​Natural catastrophe losses at their highest for four years

News   •   Jan 09, 2017 17:06 GMT

A number of devastating earthquakes and powerful storms made 2016 the costliest twelve months for natural catastrophe losses in the last four years. This is according to a study by Munich RE which showed that losses totalling US$175bn, a good two-thirds more than in the previous year, and very nearly as high as the figure for 2012 (US$180bn).

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Salary benchmarking survey

News   •   Jan 09, 2017 10:10 GMT

Are you being paid what you deserve? Do you think others may be getting paid more than you despite having the same level of qualifications or experience? To help you with this, the Business Continuity Institute has just launched its annual salary benchmarking survey, in order to develop a better understanding from those people working in the industry what the typical rewards are.

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The Business Continuity Institute Review of 2016

News   •   Jan 05, 2017 14:28 GMT

2016 was a very busy year for the Business Continuity Institute with lots going on, but 2017 is going to be busier. With a new Executive Director and a new Chairman in place, both keen to make their mark, we can expect even more output from the BCI in order to better serve our members and the entire business continuity and resilience community.

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The changing face of the business continuity professional

News   •   Jan 04, 2017 14:18 GMT

​At the Disaster Recovery Journal Fall World Conference in September 2016, the Business Continuity Institute’s US Chapter and the US ​20/20 Group had the opportunity and responsibility to organize and participate in the DRJ Advanced Track, specifically designed for the most seasoned attendees.

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Naive employees driving cyber security concerns

News   •   Jan 03, 2017 09:39 GMT

Despite the perception that hackers are an organization’s biggest cyber security threat, insiders, including careless or naive employees, are now viewed as an equally important problem, according to new research conducted by Dimensional Research on behalf of Preempt.

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Yahoo! hack: questions for business continuity managers

Blog posts   •   Dec 23, 2016 11:29 GMT

We have recently been informed that Yahoo! has been hacked and has possibly lost up to 1 billion customer records. The impact and fallout of this incident is just starting. What can the ​business continuity manager do to stop this happening within their organization and secondly, how can we prepare for a similar event?

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Human behaviour is the greatest threat to cyber security

News   •   Dec 21, 2016 09:09 GMT

Information security practitioners almost universally agree that human behaviour is their largest security threat, with 97% of security executives surveyed agreeing it was their organization's greatest vulnerability. This is according to a study by global technology company Nuix.

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About The Business Continuity Institute

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is a global membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity professionals

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for Business Continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide. The BCI offers a wide range of resources for business professionals concerned with raising levels of resilience within their organization or considering a career in business continuity.

With circa 8,000 members in more than 100 countries worldwide, working in in an estimated 3,000 organizations in private, public and third sectors, the BCI truly is the world’s leading institute for business continuity.

The BCI stands for excellence in the business continuity profession and its Statutory grades provide assurance of technical and professional competency in BC.

The BCI Partnership, through corporate membership, offers organizations the opportunity to work with the BCI to promote best practice in business continuity and to raise their corporate profile in the global BC arena. The BCI Corporate Partnership currently has approximately 120 Partners worldwide.

The BCI seeks to promote and facilitate the adoption of good business continuity practice worldwide by:
 Raising standards in business continuity
 Undertaking industry research
 Driving thought leadership in business continuity
 Facilitating the sharing of best practice in business continuity
 Training and certifying BC professionals
 Raising the value of the BC profession
 Developing the business case for business continuity

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